COVID-19 Misinformation & Hostile Media Bias

Dr. Alexander Moe, Assistant Professor of Journalism, Broadcasting, and Public Relations, is second author on two papers related to COVID-19 and social media accepted into the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference in August.

The two papers are:

  • “Keep Your Politics Off of My Face(book)! Online News & Hostile Media Bias in the COVID-19 Social Media Environment” is one of three papers of which Moe is a co-author that is funded by a $9,925 grant from The Waterhouse Family Institute at Villanova University. 
  • “Do All Types of Warning Labels Work on Flagging Misinformation? The Effects of Warning Labels on Share Intention of COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation”

Dr. Moe will also serve as a discussant in a scholar-to-scholar session with AEJMC’s Mass Communication & Society Division at the conference.

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